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Descriptor English: Piracy
Descriptor Spanish: Piratería
Descriptor Portuguese: Pirataria
Descriptor French: Piraterie
Tree number(s): SP8.473.981.797.827
Scope note: Violent action, for private ends, committed on the high seas outside the jurisdiction of a state. It is an offence under international law. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Related: Hijacking DeCS
DeCS ID: 35087
Unique ID: DDCS035087
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Piracy - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060946
Scope note Violent action, for private ends, committed on the high seas outside the jurisdiction of a state. It is an offence under international law. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Piracy



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